Today, hundreds of Catholic leaders will gather in Washington, D.C., for a Catholic Day of Action for Dreamers to demand a clean Dream Act. Many are planning to get arrested for nonviolent civil disobedience, including Jesuit Fr. Tom Reese. NCR contributor Julie Bourbon will be covering the event for NCR.
Celebration, NCR's sister publication, will publish a new reflection each day during Advent. Learn more here
In other news at NCRonline today:
Walk with migrants: Symposium calls church's people to do more
Congo's bishops: Two killed during protests against 'dictatorship'
At Global Sisters Report:
Q & A with Sr. Mary Nguyen Thi Nhiem, serving ethnic villagers after a struggle to pursue her vocation
Column: Religious life and family
In other news around the web:
Scotland: Church fights smacking ban
Months after exodus began, Rohingya see no end to suffering
Commentary: Guns are Americans' golden calf